A man died during a car crash in far northwest suburban Lakemoor early Friday when his car rolled over and he was ejected on Fox Lake Road. The man, identified as Fernando Suarez III, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Accidents in McHenry County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In McHenry County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in McHenry County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
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After a McHenry County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Meghan Donovan was reportedly lying across the train tracks in Harvard and was struck by a train at around 4 a.m. She died from significant head injuries. Police are still investigating the crash.
A man was ejected from his motorcycle Saturday after making contact with a Freightliner truck in northwest suburban Richmond.
The McHenry County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of a one-vehicle crash at approximately 5:09 p.m. that occurred in the 16600 block of Church Road, in unincorporated Coral Township in north suburban Huntley, a news release said.
A teenage bicyclist had to be airlifted to a northwest suburban hospital after she was hit by a car in Crystal Lake Wednesday evening.
A Woodstock police officer had to be extricated from an unmarked squad car and airlifted to a Rockford hospital after being involved in a three-vehicle crash.
Seven people, including a three-month-old child, were hurt in a crash in northwest suburban Crystal Lake Friday evening.